ICANN Resolutions » 2000-09-25 - Amendment to ASO MOU
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Board authorizes the President to amend the ASO MOU to align the terms of the new members of the Address Council.
Whereas, ICANN and the three current Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) entered a Memorandum of Understanding (ASO MOU) for formation of ICANN's Address Supporting Organization on 18 October 1999;
Whereas, questions have arisen under the ASO MOU about the exact terms of office of Address Council members;
Whereas, the members of the Address Council, along with the staffs of the RIRs and ICANN, have suggested that the ASO MOU be amended to align the terms so that the terms of new members of the Address Council all begin on 1 January and so that outgoing members can continue in office for up to six months after their terms in the event their successors have not yet been chosen;
Whereas, the Board has been presented with a proposed amendment to the ASO MOU that accomplishes these purposes;
Whereas, the proposed amendment has been discussed favorably by the members of the Address Council and the RIR staffs and is being presented to the RIR boards for their formal approval;
RESOLVED [00.76] that the President is authorized to enter an amendment to the ASO MOU on substantially the terms presented.